Communications and Development Intern (Spring 2015) – Emerge America – San Francisco, CA

If you are enthusiastic about the advancement of women in politics, then this is the internship for you! At Emerge, you will be an important member of a national network that is transforming the face of American politics.

Who We Are

Emerge America is a candidate training program for Democratic women. The essential step for Democratic women who want to run for public office – Emerge is the only in-depth, seven-month training program that inspires women to run and gives them the tools to win. Currently operating in fourteen states, our mission is to increase the number of Democratic women in all levels of Public office. For more information about Emerge America, visit us online at

The Opportunity

We are seeking a self-motivated intern(s) to play an integral role with fundraising, event planning and communications.


Passionate about the advancement of women in politics
Comfortable with Microsoft Office
Familiar with general office operations
Professional and clear communication skills
Familiar with social media technologies



Learn to use NGP (Democratic campaign database) and related fundraising tools
Help with event planning, including our annual event and smaller salons
Support donor outreach and cultivation
Conduct prospect research


Help manage website content and updates
Develop and implement social media initiatives
Help with mass mailings via e-mail and traditional mail
Manage press lists and provide PR support
Filing and administrative work as needed

This position will require a commitment of 8 to 15 hours each week. Dates/hours can be flexible to accommodate a class schedule and we are happy to work with your school to help you earn college credit.
How to apply

Please send a resume and a brief cover letter explaining your interest and prior experience in politics or non-profit work to

Emerge America strives to reflect the diverse communities that we serve. Those who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.